Susan WarnerSusan Warner
American Novelist
1819 – 1885 A.D.

Susan Warner, an American novelist, known under the pen name of Elizabeth Wetherell. She wrote a number of stories, usually with moral teachings, and collaborated with her sister Anna, but she is chiefly remembered for her very successful novel, The Wide, Wide World, published in 1851.

It was translated into various European languages, and, next to Uncle Tom’s Cabin, was perhaps the most widely circulated story of American authorship.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.

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